KISUMU, Kenya, Jun 28 – All bodies of nine band members who drowned in Lake Victoria at the weekend have been recovered.
The incident occurred in Liunda beach, Bondo sub- County on Saturday.
Siaya County Governor Cornel Rasanga has announced that his government will take care of the burial arrangements.
Rasanga announced that the county government will find a way of providing life saving jackets to all boats within the beaches in Siaya County to reduce deaths in the lake.
He called for coordination between the national and county governments to ensure no more lives are lost in the lake.
He stated that security of the people in the lake is a function of the national government, hence the need for them to work together.
Governor Rasanga emphasised that there is need to ensure that safety regulations especially in the lake are adhered to.